To be contiguous or next to
This treasure does not belong to me, for I bought only the ground; but when I offered it to my neighbor he refused it.
He was merely a friendly neighbor practicing southern hospitality.
I left him with my neighbor and haven't been able to reach her.
My neighbor, he added, when he heard who Rostov wanted.
My nearest neighbor is a mile distant, and no house is visible from any place but the hill-tops within half a mile of my own.